11 October 2011

Vanilla cupcakes with chocolate frosting and a Creative Tuesday Entry














Some of you maybe remember other cupcakes (Blueberry cupcakes) that I made a  time  ago   healthy  and delicious and were  adapted from Eating Well. This other recipe is too from Stacey Fraser that work in Eating Well magazine and shared these  special cupcakes recipes..
This is a  vanilla cupcake with a delicious chocolate frosting.

Ingredients (12 cakes)

1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup cake flour or white flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon of salt
3/4  cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup canola oil
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce
(or plain yogurt)
1 large egg
1 yolk egg
1 can evaporated milk divide
(1/2 cup for dough and 2/3 for frosting)

Frosting

1/2 cup all purpose flour
pinch of salt
250 grs. bitter chocolate  finely chopped
1 cup confectioner's  sugar
2 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
sprinkles or little flowers  for garnish

Method

Make the cupcakes

Preheat the oven at 180°c. Line 12 muffin cups with paper liners.
Mix in a bowl  whole wheat flour, cake flour, baking soda and salt.
Beat granulated sugar and oil in a large mixing bowl.
 with and alectric mixer on medium speed until combined.
Add apple sauce, egg, egg yolk, and vanilla extract and beat until combined.

With the mixer on low, alternately mix in the dry ingredients and 1/2 cup evaporated milk,
starting and ending with dry ingredients until just combined.
Divide the batter among the prepared cups.
Bake the cupcakes until a toothpick inserted into the center  comes out clean by 20 to 22 minutes
Let cool completely.

Frosting

Meanwhile whisk 2/3 cup of the remaining evaporated  milk, all purpose flour, and a pinch of salt in a small sauce pan until no flour lumps remain.
Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, util look like a thick, stiff paste. 2 to 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and continue whisking  for about 30 seg.  to cool.
Whisk in chocolate until completed melted.
Transfer to a medium bowl, add sugar, cocoa and vainilla,  and beat  until smooth and creamy.
Refrigerate the frosting untilthickned and cold, about 2 hours.
Spread the frosting  on the cooled cupcakes  and decorate.


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EN ESPAÑOL

Cupcakes de vainilla con glaseado de chocolate











Si ustedes visitan habitualmente mi blog recordarán una receta que hice de cupcakes de arándanos muy saludables y livianos que adapté de la revista Eating Well, una receta de Stacey Fraser, estos cupcakes tambien son de su creación y como los encontré tan buenos que se los comparto,son unos cupcakes de vainilla con una cubierta de chocolate muy buena.

Ingredientes

1 taza de harina integral
1 taza de harina blanca
1 cucharadita de bicarbonato de soda
1/2 cucharadita de sal
3/4 taza de azucar granulada
1/4 taza de aceite de maravilla u otro
1 cucharadita de extracto de vainilla
1/2 taza de salsa de manzanas sin azúcar
(o yogurt simple)
1 huevo grande
1 yema de huevo
1 tarro de leche evporada que se usará parte en la masa y
parte en el frosting

Frosting
1/2 taza de harina normal
1 pizca de sal
250 grs, de chocolate en barra (bitter u otro)
en trozos
1 taza de azucar glass o azúcar en polvo
2 cucharadas de polvo de cocoa
sin azúcar
1 cucharadita de vainilla
mostacillas o flores o frutitas para decorar

Preparación

Los cupcakes
precalentar el horno a 180°c
Preparar una bandeja de muffins para horno con capsulas de papel (12)
En un bol mezclar la harina integral, harina blanca, bicarbonato de soda y la sal, mezclar bien.
Aparte en otro bol batir el aceite, azucar granulada con una batidora eléctrica hasta que esté bien mezclado.
Agregar la salsa de manzana, el huevo, la yema de huevo, y extracto de vainilla y volver a batir hasta que esté bien mezclado.
Poner la batidora en velocidad baja y agregar alternativamente ingredientes secos y 1/2 taza de leche evaporada, mezclar bien terminando de nuevo con los ingredientes secos .
Distribuir el batido en las capsulas de papel que estan en la bandeja de muffins.
Llevar a horno de 20 a 22 minutos.
Hornear hasta que al insertar una palito fino de brocheta salga seco y limpio.
Despues dejar enfriar.

Frosting

En una olla pequeña batir 2/3 de taza de leche evaporada, agregar la harina, y una pizca de sal. Batir bien hatas que no hayan grumos.
Cocinar a fuego mediano por 2 a 5 minutos hasta que la pasta esté lisa y espesa.
Agregar el chocolate en barra y dejar que se disuelva completamente. Revolver bien para mezclar.
Traspasar a un bol mediano, agregar la cocoa en polvo, la vainilla y el azúcar glass.
Llevar al refrigerador hasta que esté espeso y frío.Aproximadamente unas dos horas.
Despues retirar y decorar los cupcakes, adornar con mostacilla o como se quiera.





62 comments:

  1. These look beautifully delicious--one of my favorite small treats!

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  2. che delizia!! complimenti!!!!ciao!

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  3. ¿la salsa de manzana es puré?

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  4. Que ricos !!!!no sabria cual elegir
    Besos

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  5. Gloria, que cosas tan ricas y bonitas preparas siempre, me encantan.
    Un abrazo.

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  6. Gloria que delicia! que bonitos y como me comería uno, mmmmmmmm! Feliz día querida Gloria!

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  7. Awwww, how cute are these? And low fat too - bonus!

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  8. You would never guess these beauties aren't full of fat and calories! SO pretty, Gloria!

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  9. Hola Gloria, había visto una receta de budín con puré de manzanas e imaginé que sería delicioso, tendré que probar, si mi marido no se consume el frasco con las costillitas de cerdo... :)
    Te salieron divinos! Un beso,

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  10. they look beautiful and delicious!

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  11. I love that you used whole wheat flour, Gloria. I'm sure the addition of applesauce made them as moist as can be. They sure do look pretty and yummy; pretty yummy, lol...

    Thank you so much for sharing...

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  12. Gloria, acá estoy con mi hija menor admirando tus muffins, porque acaba de llegar del colegio y me dice ¨mañana haremos muffins de vainilla y puré de manzanas¨ así que vino a husmear, tiene una materia electiva ¨food¨. Y me pidió que los haga, éxito total tu receta!

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  13. Lovely cupcakes! The roses are gadorable :)

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  14. Thanks Bonnie and is a nice recipe! gloria

    Thanks whats for dessert! gloria

    Grazie Fderica, xgloria

    Yes Sole, la salsa es lo mismo que el puré solo que el puré es a veces más espeso pero en este caso está bie, besos

    Gracias Isa, xxgloria

    Gracias Amparo, que buenas eres, besos

    Gracias Odile, un lindo día para ti mañana (porque ya estas durmiendo, besos)

    Yes Cake law is an extra bonus, thanks gloria

    Thanks so much Lizzy, xxgloria

    Gracias Miriam, besos

    Thanks Passiflora, gloria

    Thanks so much Louise, xxgloria

    Myriam que amor tu hija que edad tiene, es que a los niños les encantan los cupcakes, besos y gracias

    Thanks Parsley, love roses too! gloria

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  15. Oh Gloria, those look SO good!!!

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  16. Thanks a lot dear Kris, xxgloria

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  17. Gloria ~ these are beautiful! You should link up to Creative Tuesday! It's not too late...this would be a perfect entry!

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  18. Gloriaaa que rico, se ven hermosos. Me encanta tu loza además.

    Me comería uno de tus cupcakes ahora mismo y eso que recién tomé once, como seré de antojadiza :)

    Besitosss

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  19. Parece que tendre que hacer cupcakes de nuevo....te quedaron hermosos decorados asi...y de seguro sabroso con la humedad de la manzana!!......Abrazotes, Marcela

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  20. This cupcake recipe is fantastic! I like them for their low fat content using applesauce and yogurt to create nice and moist texture.

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  21. Well, I'm ready for TeaTime when I see these lushious looking cupcakes. Your photography is great...I'm so ready for one.

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  22. These cupcakes are so pretty and sound so healthy too! I'd love to try this one day :)

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  23. oooh wow, i must have the cupcake with the roses! beautiful!!!
    nice to find you through Creative Tuesdays!
    - Heather

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  24. Gloria, wonderful cupcakes and as they are artistic, a photo is indeed allowed here since it shows the art you did on top. They looks so delicious too. BTW, to be a part of CTs it has to follow the guidelines. Please review those. You need to included CREATIVE TUESDAYs in the post title and the theme somewhere as well as a link to my blog. So, sorry, but I can;t included this in the montage. Please do join in next week and thank you for your consideration. hope we will see you next time! :)

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  25. Gloria,i so love your cupcakes so I tell you what--will include your name in the list so others can enjoy this too, but please do add the Creative Teusday to the title and a link back to the Ct blog so others can see the co-op's efforts. Thank you.

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  26. Oh these are sooo sinful!!! You are so talented!

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  27. Que ricos Gloria! el frosting de chocolate tiene que estar delicioso... Besos

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  28. Oh Yummmmmmm they look so nice. I will have to try this recipe, thank you for sharing this.

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  29. Fantasticos, me encantan.

    Saludos

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  30. looks divine...can t wait to taste now..:P
    Tasty Appetite

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  31. You are a rael artist Gloria and a great recipe.
    Rita

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  32. Beautiful cipcakes and i am in love with those roses on top of them.

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  33. Súper interesante la receta Gloria, me gusto que tienen harina integral y el frosting es de harina cocida, siempre los he querido probar, que bueno que dices que queda bueno, lo quiero hacer menos grasa.

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  34. Thanks so much Betsy finally I add my link, thanks to you dear, xxgloria

    Miriya, gracias, me encanta la loza, y todo lo que tenga que ver con teteras, besos, gloria

    Gracias Marcela, de verdad quedan muy ricos, a mi me encantó la cubierta de chocolate, besos

    Thanks Zoe, These are special for kids, xxgloria


    Thanks Wanda, you are a nice and talent person, love your draws, gloria

    Thanks a lot Ann, xxgloria

    Heather Im so happy to find you too, love your draws and macarons, xxgloria

    Thanks Mm finally I can add the link and add the creative Tuesday to my post, sorry las night when betsy invite me I dont know exactly what I have to do, now I know, thanks so much to yo, gloria

    Thanks so much Jehanne, is nice to meet you, gloria

    Gracias Rosana, el frosting es delicioso, gloria

    Thanks a lot Janet, nic eto meet you, gloria

    Gracias José Manuel, cariños, gloria

    Thanks a lot Jay, gloria

    Thanks Rita but really I think Im a baker and I love it, LOL gloria

    Dear Happy cook and yours? are really amazing, love yours, gloria

    Gracias Pilar esta es como una de cupcakes de arándanos que hice, son muy buenas y saludables las dos en Eating Well siempre todo es muy saludable y la que hizo estas recetas las hizo para sus hijos (sin aditivos, y lo más saludable.
    El frosting de chocolate es delicioso. besos, gloria

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  35. So pretty and delicious - love that you use whole wheat flour as well as regular. Lovely sugar roses.
    Mary

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  36. Lovely cupcakes, Gloria! And the chocolate glaze looks yum! Have a nice day!

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  37. So pretty those cupcakes look! Love the rose decoration.

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  38. Yummy Gloria! creo que estuve ausente por muchos tiempo, todas tienen cupcakes en sus blogs!!! y todos son muy deliciosos!!! creo que esta receta irá a mis preferidas =)

    Cariños y pasate a visitarme n_n
    La pequeña VAre//.

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  39. So delicious looking! I,too, love those little pink roses.

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  40. Just stunning!!! And I love the new header photograph too! Your site looks beautiful xo A

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  41. They are beautiful, love cupcakes. andi

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  42. Ils sont Radieux tes jolis gâteaux Gloria:)xxx

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  43. GLORIA, GLORIA:::
    Me haces caer en TENTACIÓN, pero esta tentación no lleva al Infierno, sino al CIELO :)

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  44. I wish I had one right now - they look pretty and so delicious!

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  45. Soem of the prettiest cupcakes I've seen in a while.

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  46. Ils sont très beaux.
    On a envie de goûter tout de suite.
    A très bientôt

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  47. How dainty and beautiful. Plus, it's about my favorite treat.

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  48. Gloria, la masa como queda con la leche evaporada?, me gustó esta receta, la voy a guardar. Me encanta la leche evaporada, pero aqui es bastante cara, igual la uso, pero dime como resulta.
    Me gustaron las frutitas y rositas, son del tostadito?
    Besos amiga.

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  49. your cupcakes are beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

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  50. I love vanilla cupcakes! Yours look so beautiful :)

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  51. Qué curioso lo de la leche evaporada; pues nunca la he usado! Cómo cuidas a la familia, eh? Porque con este aspecto tan apetitoso, tus hijos debieron disfrutar de lo lindo estos Cupcakes!
    Besotes, guapa!

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  52. those cupcakes look so good Gloria! I have never made cupcakes using whole wheat flour, I really need to try this recipe, especially with that lovely chocolate frosting!
    Thanks so much for the inspiration!

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  53. Dear Gloria, These cupcakes not only sound wonderful they are a work of art!! Beautiful, just beautiful. Blessings, Catherine xo

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  54. Hi Gloria,
    First time hear. Love your blog. And these cupcakes are really beautiful.
    Love,
    Kavi
    Edible Entertainment

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  55. Vanilla cupckaes with chocolate frosting are classics for a reason! Yum!

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  56. Lovely! i love the factz that you used whole wheat flour and apple sauce...

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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  57. Thanks to all you by your comments dearies!! gloria

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  58. HOla Gloria, muy buena receta.Gracias por compartirla.Estoy deseando probarlos.
    Un beso
    Paloma
    www.chocolatmalaga.blogspot.com

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  59. These cupcakes all look so pretty - love all the different decorations.

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